Long Distance Optics Clearwater FL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(727) 791-8580
Countryside Centre
Clearwater, FL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(813) 920-5700
8100 Citrus Park Town Center
Tampa, FL
 
Osprey Bay Kayaks
(727) 524-9670
160 N Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL
 
Gearlink.com
(727) 447-4007
2078 Weaver Park Dr.
Clearwater, FL
 
Smith Rents Tents of FLA Inc
(727) 448-0987
1914 Calumet Street
Clearwater, FL
 
Jim Harte's Marauder Soccer Camp
P.O. Box 15221
Clearwater, FL
 
Stanley Sport Supply Inc
(727) 442-3149
2020 Palmetto Street
Clearwater, FL
 
Suncoast Christian School Of Clearwater
(727)442-9431,(727)443-7644
2177 Northeast Coachman Road
Clearwater, FL
 
Double Barrel Surf & Skate
(727) 467-0169
1867 Gulf To Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL
 
Harbor Reloading & Supply
(727) 446-7233
1831 Hercules Ave N
Clearwater, FL
 

Making Your Long Shot

"Not by a long shot" used to mean bad odds for a gambler trying to fill an inside straight in five-card stud. Nonetheless, nearly every hunting catalog and magazine we look at these days bombards us with "long-range" ammunition, "long-range" optics, and "long-range" rifles.

Long shots in the 400-plus-yard range should never be attempted at whitetails unless you have practiced thoroughly and are using an adequate long-range rifle/ ammunition/optics combo that you have confidence in.

For most whitetail hunting situations in the eastern half of the country, "long-range" is pretty short. But consider this: One of the most common land units in rural America is a 40-acre field. And there is scarcely a whitetail rifle hunter living who hasn't at least once in his life been sitting in a ground blind or tree stand along one edge of a 40-acre field and seen a buck of his dreams feeding placidly at the fencerow on the opposite side.

How far away is that deer? Just a quarter of a mile, or 440 yards to be exact. Should you try that shot? Probably not. But the temptation can sometimes be overwhelming. Not to mention the growing amount of whitetail hunting occurring in the more open states of the Great Plains and West....

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